The Pleasant Prairie carbon dioxide demonstration project has operated on a 24/7 basis for over 4600 hours, captured 88-90 percent of carbon dioxide emissions, and achieved 99-plus percent purity levels. (
Blue Source Canada Registers over 1 Million Tonnes of CO2 Reductions at the Close of Alberta’s First Full Emission Reduction Compliance Period
includes credit for carbon capture and storage through acid gas injection
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...with $2 billion to be spent building between two and four industrial-sized coal-fired power plants which use cleaner technology.
CCS is compared to a "bridge to nowhere"
E.ON is providing 6.9 million pounds ($10.46 million) to fund British research projects for CCS
CCS will be one of the eight Energy Innovation Hubs
Montana Governer signs law clarifying liability and pore space ownership for CCS.
"CCS is probably the largest source of potential carbon reduction for the next 30 years, and a way to deal with 30 to 40 percent of (global) emissions," said Kimberly Corley, Shell senior advisor for CO2 and environmental affairs.
Montana and Saskatchewan signed an agrement to store Canadian power plant CO2 in Montana
Saskatchewan, Montana expected to sign deal on a proposed $250 million project that would see carbon dioxide emitted from a coal-fired power plant in southern Saskatchewan piped to Montana where it would be stored underground.
Australian government moves to sell exploration rights on the seabed for underground storage of carbon emissions have been slowed by the complexity of framing regulations to govern the new system.
Article describes CCS as a technology that can ease the economic impact of a cap and trade on utilities
Article describes the newly funded LBNL-led efforts to continue scientific understanding of molecular level aspects of geologic storage.
Article reviews NGO views on government spending for CCS.
CCS was high on the agenda for the World Energy Council-sponsored fossil energy workshop in Nigeria.
Includes performanc standards of 200 MW and 70 percent capture.
Can we meet future demand in the US without new coal or nuclear?
The 149-page report contains detailed and technical information about the state's geology. It can be viewed at http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/, choose "Carbon Sequestration" under "Hot Topics," then click on "Geologic Carbon Sequestration Opportunities in Pennsylvania."
Masdar has plans to capture 6.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide at four sites across Abu Dhabi and sell them to ADNOC for injection into ageing onshore oil wells.